10 Most Impressive Ancient Aqueducts

The word aqueduct is derived from the Latin words aqua meaning water and ducere meaning to lead. Hence an aqueduct is synthetically described as a channel, tunnel or ditch.

Nicknamed "The Baths of the Inca", Tambomachay is an archaeological site near Cusco, Peru. It contains a series of ancient aqueducts, canals and springs.

10. Tambomachay

Over a period of 500 years (from 312 BC to 226 AD), 11 Roman aqueducts were built to bring water to Rome over a distance of 92 kilometers (57 mi).

9. Aqueduct Park

8. Caesarea Aqueduct

7. Nazca Aqueducts

6. Hampi Aqueducts

5. Aqueduct of The Miracles

4. Les Ferreres Aqueduct

3. Valens Aqueduct

2. Aqueduct of Segovia

1. Pont du Gard

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